Primary Information About us:
District Community Science Center(CSC)-Surat is sponsored and recognised by Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), DST, GoG-Gandhinagar and managed by Jaybharati Foundation-Surat Working since last 16 years (Estb. year 2003-04) at Surat.
CSC-Surat is Inculcate Scientific temper, and scientific attitude in daily life among the people are very much crucial for Socio-economic development of the citizen of the district. It is also necessary and very much required to create awareness among the people about the removal of prevailing superstitions from society through scientific approach so that Socio-economic development can take place.
The necessity of planned campaign in a different area of district with a rural area of the district is felt for maintaining and increasing the continuous efforts as one of the options for creating awareness among the people. To accomplish this work, We were set up of community science center at Surat with support of Gujcost covering the whole district.
Presently we need to Learn and Use the latest technology for is working for providing scientific knowledge into the society through its different types of activities and Projects.
Primary Areas of Focus:
- Educate Students about Mathematics and Science, Develop their interest in this field for further future. Remove their fear of Science and Mathematics.
- Jaybharati Foundation Ahmedabad organization is to develop a society in an integrated area, like economical, social & health, environmental also.
- To create involvement of the beneficiaries in the process of Developing and ensure their effective participation at a greater scale.
- Established community science center at Surat sponsored by Gujarat council on science & technology – S & T dept. GOG, Gandhinagar.
Community Science Center :
Year of establishment 2003-2004, [District community science center by GUJCOST approval/ sanction letter no. gujcost/2034/2003-2004]
Facilities Available at CSC- Surat :
- Science models Museum: Live models for understanding the different science theorems and Exhibition.
- Laboratory: Equipment of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Math’s for 5th to 12th std students for different practices.
- Library: Different Books, Video CD, Film, Magazine related to science.
- Space Education cell: Establishment of “Space Education Cell” from the support of VACSC-Ahmedabad and ISRO Multimedia Equipment: Eduset Dish, Television, LCD Project,
Objectives of Science Center:
- To encourage people, especially students and children towards Science.
- To provide various scientific activities to students at different stages of their age.
- To develop a Scientific view among children and citizen.
- To organise and implement Science related activities.
- To explain the importance of Science and its contribution to Social development.
- To create awareness among people about harmful and non-scientific activities to society like superstition, and conduct awareness programs for its removal in urban and rural areas.
- To organise various types of science workshops, training programs and other science attracting activities for students as well as teachers.
- To educate children and students about basic science in our daily life through science model exhibition and live demonstrations.
Development of Scientific temper and scientific attitude in daily life among people is very much crucial for Social as well as economic development of people. It is also important and very much required to create awareness among the people about superstitions from society through scientific approach so that healthy development can take place in society. To accomplish this work, Science Center works through conducting various programs, activities, competition among children, training programs, exhibitions etc
Affiliated with Dept.& Institutes:
Gujarat Council on Science & Technology,Gandhinagar.
The Department of Science & Technology,India.
United Nations Environment Program
National Council for Science & Technology Communication
Gujarat Energy Development Agency
Gujarat Pollution Control Board
Indian Space Research Organisation
Gujarat Electricity Board
Gujarat Council of Science City